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AlAzhar high school : Grammar review :

Somebody (someone ) - something - somewhere People : Affirmative: Somebody - someone. Negative: Not +anybody anyone Nobody -- no one interrogative Anybody- anyone Fill in the gaps with correct words from the chart : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. My car doesnt start. I m sure there is. wrong with it. My key isin this room but I dont know where it is. My father always gives me..good for my birthday. The Smiths are inviting..from London next week. The company wants ..who speaks good English.. Im going to help my Dad repair his caris with him in the garage. She prefers to marry ..who is modest and patient. There is interesting in that newspaper. Youd better throw it away. I didnt hear because I was sleeping. Did you travel ..last holidays? I feel so hungry because I havent eaten .since breakfast. Is there I can do for you? There was .in the house. They have all left to work. : Things : Something. Not+ anything Nothing - none anything Place : Somewhere. Not anywhere Nowhere. anywhere


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Fill in the gaps with correct words from the chart : 1. 2. 3. Open the door please. knocking. I cant do ..when I am tired. We are travelling .next holidays but our neighbours arent going . becauseis coming to repair their car. 4. Do you invite .for your birthday-party? 5. I didnt eat.this morning because I was ill. 6. The children are playingin the park. 7. Did .help you to do this exercise? 8. No, I didnt askfor help. 9. Id like to eat..delicious so lets have dinner town. 10. I dont this passage. Its very difficult. Everybody - everyone ( each one) Examples : Everybody in my class is Moroccan. We must help everybody who is poor. Everything. Examples : Everything in this shop is expensive. I like everything you cook. everywhere Examples : It rains everywhere in Europe. There are cafes everywhere inthis town.

Fill in the blanks appropriately : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Babies like to eatthat is sweet. I dont this paragraph. Lets invite in our class. You can find go in Casablanca. the theatre enjoyed the play because .in it was good. Regular : Adjectives : Slow Happy Careful Terrible Slowly Happily Carefully Terribly Adverbs : Good Hard Fast Late early Adjectives : Well Hard Fast Late early Irregular : Adverbs :

Adjectives and adverbs

Give the correct adjective or adverb forms of the words between brackets : Examples : She writes English ( correct). She writes English correctly. 1. My father drives ( careful ) 2. He is ( good ) at playing basketball. 3. My marks were bad because I answered the questions ( stupid ) 4. Younes ElInaoui plays tennis ( good). 5. Finish your homework ( quick )..we are ( late )..for school. 6. Donkeys walk ( slow). But horses gallop ( fast). 7. My marks were ( bad)..because I answered the questions ( stupid) Transform the sentences in the chart using adjective or adverb phrases : Example : Amine is terrible at drawing. Example : Amine draws terribly a) They speak English.. John drives carelessly. She The children played noisily. He paints.. Arazi plays tennis..


They are fluent at speaking English . John is .at driving. She is polite when she speaks to people The children were His painting is beautiful. Arazi plays good tennis.



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Direct and indirect commands : Direct commands : Examples : Affirmative statements : Do your homework ! the teacher says to his students. Will you help me with the housework please ? Negative statements : Dont come late. the boss says to workers.

Indirect commands : Examples : Affirmative statements : The teacher wants/ asks students to do their homework. The mother wants/ asks her daughter to help her with the housework. Negative statements : The boss wants / asks workers not to come late. The boss doesnt want workers to come late.

Change the following statements fom direct to indirect forms:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Can you open the window please ? Dont play in the street! You mustnt smoke. Dont stay out till midnight.

The teacher asks Ahmed . The mother wants her son The doctor asks his patient Nancys father doesnt want her - luggage

Will you lend me some money, please ? Rachid asks his friend

Nouns that are always singular : e.g. progress - furniture - information - news Fill in the gaps with correct words from the list above :

2. 3. 4. 5.

Mary is at the travel-agents. She wants to get ..about the buses going to London. My father always watches or listens to theat lunchtime. If you work hard, you can make alot of .. The Smiths are buying some new..for their new appartment . We usually take a lot of ..with us when we travel to another town. - to go - to have - to write - to read. Interrogative : When I do Where you do ? go What he go ? have Who Did she have.. ? write Why it write ? read . we read..?

Simple past of irregular verbs: e.g. to do Affirmative : Negative : I I You did You He went He did not She had She didnt It wrote It We read We

Time indicators : Yesterday. The day before yesterday. Last.. ..ago. when + past reference. Before + past reference




After + past reference This + past reference.

Irregular verbs : Infinitive : Past form : Be Was/ were Do Did Catch. caught Come Came go Went Put Put Write Wrote Read Read Have Had Feel Felt make made

Infinitive : Take Give Eat Drink See Buy Drive Ride Run sing sell

Past form : Took Gave Ate Drank Saw Bought Drove Rode Ran Sang sold

Infinitive : Meet Say Sit Stand Shake Leave Get Wake forget Fight.

Past form : Met Said Sat Stood Shook Left Got Woke Forgot fought

Give the correct form of the verbs between brackets : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I ( not do ) .my homework last night because I ( be ) .very tired. My sister ( buy).. an expensive dress three days ago. I ( have ) .a warm shower after I ( get)up this morning. Where ( you see) Titanic ? I ( see) .on TV. My brother ( not eat ). anything for breakfast in the morning . He just ( drink ) some tea and ( leave) to school. 6. Last Sunday, my father ( drive ) to the zoo whre we ( see) different animals.we ( not come ) ..back home till the evening. 7. When the two men ( meet) ., they ( shake )..hands and ( say) .they ( be ) happy to meet each other. 8. When I ( get).my friends letter, I ( read) first ; then I ( write) ..him an answer. 9. Last Saturday, 10. Mom ( put) on her best clothes then she ( go) ..her friends wedding last Saturday. 11. Samir ( feel)very happy because he ( have)good marks in all his tests.
The past continuous tense: ( past of to be + verb+ ing ) Affirmative : Negative : Wh-questions : I He she it was playing she it I He was not playing wasnt playing When What Who Why . was Interrogative : Yes/no questions : Tense indicators : I he she It Yesterday. The day before yesterday .Last. ago. when+ past reference in / on / at.. before. After. We You were playing They We You were not playing They werent There Were we.? you playing..? they? While / As + past continuous


Singular :

Plural :

Give the correct form of the verb: 1. Last night , I ( watch ) ..T.V while my father ( read) a magazine. 2. I didnt hear your phone call because I (sleep). 3. Two days ago, our French teacher got very angry because some students ( not listen ) .to him. 4. What ( you do)when the lights went out yesterday? 5. The baby ( cry)..because her mother didnt give her any milk this morning Use the continuous or simple past in these sentences: 1. Fred ( have ) ..a terrible accident while he ( drive ) to Casablanca.

2. As it ( rain).we ( not go) out 3. While the music-band ( play ).music, some of the guests ( dance)..and others (watch) ..them. 4. To who (your father - speak)when we (meet) .him a few minutes ago? 5. Driss ( find ) ..a wallet while he ( walk).to work. 6. We (have).dinner when somebody (knock).at the door.